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  LA District 2 - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Louisiana > LA - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline August 11, 2008 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 04, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 04, 2008 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 11:00pm
Turnout 10.83% Total Population
ContributorBR_Green
Last ModifiedRBH October 04, 2008 11:15pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/09/2006
NameWilliam J. Jefferson Votes35,153 (56.55%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin8,142 (+13.10%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/06/2008
NameJoseph Cao Votes33,132 (49.54%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin1,814 (+2.71%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceLA - District 02 12/06/2008
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/19/2008 10/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
William J. Jefferson 8 ------
Helena Moreno 1 ------
Leaning Call: William J. Jefferson (88.89%)
Weighted Call: William J. Jefferson (65.40%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/01/2008 08/29/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. William J. Jefferson Helena Moreno St. Rep. Cedric L. Richmond City Councilmember James Carter Parish Councilman Byron L. Lee City Councilmember Troy A. Carter Kenya J. H. Smith
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes17,501 (25.31%) 13,781 (19.93%) 12,076 (17.46%) 9,276 (13.42%) 8,978 (12.98%) 5,790 (8.37%) 1,747 (2.53%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,720 (-5.38%) -5,425 (-7.85%) -8,225 (-11.89%) -8,523 (-12.33%) -11,711 (-16.94%) -15,754 (-22.78%)
Predict Avg.19.69% 22.28% 10.36% 15.54% 10.88% 19.17% 2.07%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 06/17/2008 07/08/2008 06/12/2008 07/08/2008 00/00/2008 07/09/2008 07/10/2008
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MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg14.38%-- 14.55%-- 6.09%-- 7.81%-- 7.28%-- 11.53%-- 0.72%--
Multi-Quest 
08/26/08-08/29/08
18.00% -- 16.00% -- 5.00% -- 6.00% -- 8.00% -- 9.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/02/08-08/03/08
8.00% 4.0 12.00% 3.0 8.00% 1.0 11.00% 2.0 6.00% 1.0 16.00% 4.0 2.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/01/08-08/01/08
12.00% -- 15.00% -- 7.00% -- 13.00% -- 7.00% -- 12.00% -- 2.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
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D Ben Cohen [L]
  New Orleans Times-Picayune
D AJ
D Ex-New Jerseyan
D Brandonius Maximus
D Shelley Stephenson Midura
D Cynthia Hedge-Morrell
D Stacy Head
  Orleans Parish Democratic Party Executive Committee
D Karen Carter Peterson
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 27, 2008 11:00am Oops [U.S. Rep.] Jefferson files campaign report late; is in debt  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 26, 2008 05:00pm News [LA-02] One Fewer Democrat in Race Against Jefferson  Article TX DEM 
Jun 17, 2008 07:00pm Announcement Jefferson to seek 10th term in Congress  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jun 12, 2008 10:00pm News [LA-2] Jeff Parish councilman running for Congress  Article RBH 
Jun 12, 2008 12:00am News [LA-2] Legislator enters race for Congress  Article RBH 

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